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Welcome to our overview of landmark legal cases that have shaped the landscape of press and speech freedoms. In this section, we delve into the pivotal court decisions that have defined the breadth of the First Amendment.


The courts have consistently attempted to strike the delicate balance between societal interests and personal liberties. Click on a topic below to  learn about the critical legal precedents safeguarding the essence of democratic discourse and the free exchange of ideas.

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The First Amendment

Embark on a journey through the cornerstone of free expression with our comprehensive coverage of pivotal First Amendment cases. This section is dedicated to unraveling the complexities of the First Amendment, serving as an important guide for auditors, activists, and anyone passionate about the right to free speech, press, assembly, and religion.


From analyzing landmark rulings that define the scope of free speech to exploring important precedents affecting the right to record, we provide background and guidance to those dedicated to exercising their First Amendment protections. We illuminate the balance between individual rights and societal interests, offering a rich resource for understanding and advocating for these fundamental freedoms.

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